mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Scott has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Scott Carpenter never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Scott Carpenter has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Carpenter does well and is likely to be involved with. Scott is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Scott Carpenter has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Scott Carpenter also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between players is a suitable arena for Carpenter.
Scott Carpenter has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Carpenter's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Scott Carpenter sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Carpenter's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Scott Carpenter may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Even though Carpenter can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Scott could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Scott Carpenter may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Carpenter's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Carpenter could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Scott Carpenter has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
He is self-assured and confident and has the necessary energy to carry out his objectives. Scott Carpenter makes his plans with sufficient forethought and always keeps in mind to proceed according to the currently prevailing regulations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Mars/MC